Sarah Wallis

Poet & Playwright

Medusa Retold was published on Dec 1st!

A feminist retelling of the Medusa myth, set in a run-down, modern seaside town, Medusa Retold is filled with the magic and fury of the original tale. In this telling, loner Nuala is difficult and introverted, fascinated by creatures of the sea. Athena bec...

recent publications

Greenwich Horse Egg Literary Jan 2021

Winter's Fever Dream Horse Egg Literary Jan 2021

The Lichen Stone Abridged; Nyx issue Dec 2020

Portal (and choose the Mushroom) Poet's Directory 192 Dec 2020

Rainbows Take the Hat of Evening, The Glassblowers Hypnopomp Dec 202...

poetry

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Art is by Immy Smith, who translated a couple of lines of text from my poem Poet & Fox (published in the Ways to Peace anthology, which marked the 2019 United Nations Day of Peace celebrations) into Morse code. She then transcribed the dots and dashes into a fox face shape as shown in her...

On Re-Writing Medusa (01/12/20)

I have a long held fascination with Greek mythology, which began when my mother took me to the theatre at Stratford to see a Shakespeare play. She wanted me to see a play done really well before studying Romeo & Juliet at school possibly ruined Shakespeare for me; I...

Sarah Wallis is a poet & playwright based in Scotland. She has an MA in Creative Writing from UEA and an Mphil in Playwriting from Birmingham University. Theatrical residencies include Leeds Playhouse and Harrogate Theatre. Current stagework includes Laridae – see trailer – and work for Leeds Fr...

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